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CANADA AND THE MULTINATIONAL STATE

K McROBERTS

CANADA AND THE MULTINATIONAL STATE

by K McROBERTS

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Published in CANADIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, V.34[4]DEC. 2001, PG 683-713 .
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The Nation State: An Essay Summary Summary A state is a territorial political community for which there is an independent organised Government. A nation state is a state whose primary loyalty is to a cultural self-identity, which we call a nation or nationality, and is now the predominant form of state organisation. An introduction to the aims of The ‘Legal Pluriverse’ Surrounding Multinational Military Operations, defining the key terms to be used within the book, particularly ‘pluriverse’, a term which is used to describe the multiplicity of rules that apply to and regulate contemporary multinational missions and the diversity of actors involved. This chapter briefly outlines the five main parts Author: Robin Geiß.

  Professor Kari Levitt details the historical background of foreign investments in Canada, their acceleration since World War II, and the nature of intrusions by multinational corporations into a sovereign state. Now a Canadian classic, this book was republished in proscription. Purchase. * pp Paper ISBN Book Values (£ million) Average Annual Percent Increase Country or Area Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent Developed Common wealth (including Canada) £1, 43% £2, 43% £3, 37% 12% 9% Developing Common wealth 28 1, 20 1, 15 4 7 United States 09 12 1, 16 16

  Of particular concern is the influence that multinational corporations (MNCs) wield over international trade treaties such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. A key feature of this and similar trade treaties is that they enable MNCs to sue sovereign governments when national legislation potentially harms corporate profitability. Summary. This book examines tax transparency as part of multinational enterprises’ corporate social responsibility (CSR). It considers revelations like the Panama and Paradise Papers that shed light on corporations’ tax practices and the growing public dissatisfaction, resulting in legislative projects, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development .


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Canada and the Multinational State Article in Canadian Journal of Political Science 34(04) - December with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Kenneth Mcroberts. Total text length is 5, characters (approximately pages).

Excerpts from the Paper The beginning: Article Review: Is Canada a Multinational State. Introduction The idea of multiple nations of a “multinational” state is not the creation of the state itself, yet these nations are nevertheless “constructed” (McRoberts ).

Nationalism and the Multination State Alain Dieckhoff Part of the CERI/Sciences Po. Series ‘This book explains why nationalism has been so successful at taking root in liberal democratic contexts. It is one of the best books in the field of political science in the last decade.’ — Alain G.

Gagnon, Canada Research Chair, University of. Canada and Multinational Federalism: From the Spirit of to Stephen Harper's Open Federalism. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics: Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. Cited by: A collection of state of the art reflections by fourteen leading experts in the field of multinational federalism.

Seymour and Gagnon have gathered contributions from philosophers, political scientists and jurists dealing with the accommodation of peoples in countries like Belgium, Canada, Europe, Great Britain, India and : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Whilst it clearly is a multinational state, I suggest that according to the definition presented in the article, it is actually a nation-state. In a nation-state, the "bulk" of the population are of one nation.

83% of the UK population is English, and 83% of something is the "bulk" of it. The use of asymmetry within the federal state has been described as dangerous and divisive, while others have touted its ability to accommodate diversity and stabilize the multinational state.

This book considers both sides of the argument surrounding asymmetrical federalism, and seeks to determine a conclusion based on a comparative study of Author: Alixandra Funk. China is a unitary multinational state built up jointly by the people of all its nationalities.

Under the Chinese Constitution, all nationalities in China are equal. The state protects the lawful rights and interests of the minority nationalities and upholds the principles of equality, unity, and mutual assistance among all of China's.

International institutions (United Nations, World Bank) and multinational companies have voiced concern over the adverse impact of resource extraction activities on the livelihood of indigenous communities.

This volume examines mega resource extraction projects in. (b) The OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises (c) The Draft UN Code of Conduct on Transnational Corporations (d) The Contribution of the World Bank: The Guidelines on the Treatment of Foreign Direct Investment and Standard Setting by MIGA.

The sovereignty of states and multinational corporate accountability. the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Nevsun Resources v Gize Yebeyo Araya, a case that will put the Act of State Doctrine to its first test in a Canadian court.

The case will serve to gauge the extent to which international human rights law has a footing in the Canadian. Canadian Federalism and Multinational Democracy. ‘Canada and the Multinational State The book will contribute to awareness of the need for appreciating diversity in contemporary.

First published inSilent Surrender helped educate a generation of students about Canadian political economy. Kari Levitt details the historical background of foreign investments in Canada, their acceleration since World War II, and the nature of intrusions by multinational corporations into a sovereign by: Book Description.

As Spaniards set out to transform the political, social and cultural landscape of the nation following the death of dictator Francisco Franco inits crime fiction traces, challenges and celebrates these radical Fiction from Spain: Murder in the Multinational State.

Get this from a library. State and nation in multi-ethnic societies: the breakup of multinational states. [Uri Ra'anan; Boston University. Institute for the Study of Economic Culture.; Boston University. Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology & Policy.; Doktor-Karl-Renner-Institut.;] -- Asks whether there are lessons to be drawn for contemporary multi-ethnic societies from the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Multinational firm and the nation state. [Don Mills, Ont.] Collier-Macmillan Canada [] (OCoLC) 1. Introduction: Multinational Federations 2. Democratic Multinational Federalism under Scrutiny: Healthy Tensions and Unresolved Issues in Canada 3.

Multinational Federations: Reflections on the Belgian State 4. Federalism and Competing Nations in India 5. Multinational Federation: The Case of Malaysia 6. Federalisation in Multinational Spain 7. VANCOUVER—First it was Air Canada, then Royal companies started labelling the island nation of Taiwan as part of China last May.

And China is now pressuring even more Canadian. The foreign operations of multinational firms around the world generate only about 9% of global output. (United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement) (Harvard Business Review Press, ).

The book's central argument is innovative: it is credibility, not taxation, that matters to multinational firms. Jensen's work should interest policy makers as well as scholars of economic globalization."—Layna Mosley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Canada is a multinational constitutional system that recognizes Aboriginal rights, protects the French language and, albeit only statutorily, recognizes Québécois national identity.

In this chapter, I will explain how constitutional principles such as multinationalism and the obligation to negotiate in good faith with sub-state national Author: Vito Breda.This long-awaited new book from Cynthia Day Wallace picks up the thread of her best-selling "Legal Control of the Multinational Enterprise: National Regulatory Techniques and the Prospects for International Controls," In the present work she applies herself to legal and pragmatic aspects of control surrounding MNE operations.

The primary focus is on legal and administrative 5/5(1).Diversity in Multinational Corporations aims to address the two gaps in the literature. For this purpose, the book analyzes the diversity approaches of twenty-eight US companies from ten industries to develop a theoretical framework whose practical application enables companies to make significant contributions to the environments in which they.